1965 Utah Utes football team

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1965 Utah Utes football
Utah Utes - U logo.svg
Conference Western Athletic Conference
1965 record 3–7 (1–3 WAC)
Head coach Ray Nagel (8th season)
Home stadium Ute Stadium
Seasons
← 1964
1966 →
1965 WAC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
BYU $ 4 1 0     6 4 0
Arizona State 3 1 0     6 4 0
Wyoming 3 2 0     6 4 0
New Mexico 2 3 0     3 7 0
Utah 1 3 0     3 7 0
Arizona 1 4 0     3 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1965 Utah Utes football team represented the University of Utah during the 1965 college football season. Home games were played on campus in Salt Lake City at Ute Stadium.

Under eighth-year head coach Ray Nagel, the Utes were 3–7 overall and 1–3 in the Western Athletic Conference (WAC).[1] Following a 2–2 start, Utah won just once in the final six games. After the season in December, Nagel left for the University of Iowa in the Big Ten Conference.[2][3][4]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 11 Montana* Ute StadiumSalt Lake City, Utah W 28–13  
September 18 Arizona Ute Stadium • Salt Lake City, Utah L    9–16  
September 25 Oregon* Ute Stadium • Salt Lake City, Utah L  14–31  
October 9 Wyoming Ute Stadium • Salt Lake City, Utah W 42–3  
October 16 at New Mexico University StadiumAlbuquerque, New Mexico (The Bowl) L  10–13  
October 23 at Oregon State* Reser StadiumCorvallis, Oregon L    6–10  
October 30 Colorado State*dagger Ute Stadium • Salt Lake City, Utah W 22–19  
November 6 at BYU Cougar StadiumProvo, Utah (Holy War) L  20–25  
November 13 Texas Western* Ute Stadium • Salt Lake City, Utah L  19–20  
November 20 Utah State* Ute Stadium • Salt Lake City, Utah (Battle of the Brothers) L    7–14  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming.

Source:[5][6]

NFL draft[edit]

One Utah player was selected in the 1966 NFL Draft.[7]

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
John Stipech Linebacker 12 175 Washington Redskins

References[edit]

  1. ^ "WAC summary". Deseret News. (Salt Lake City, Utah). November 22, 1965. p. C1. 
  2. ^ "Utah coach, Ray Nagel, goes to Iowa". Deseret News. (Salt Lake City, Utah). December 11, 1965. p. A1. 
  3. ^ Chipman, Dee (December 11, 1965). "Nagel takes Iowa post". Deseret News. (Salt Lake City, Utah). p. 4A. 
  4. ^ "Iowa hires Nagel, Utah head coach". Spartanburg Herald-Journal. (South Carolina). Associated Press. December 12, 1965. p. C-3. 
  5. ^ "Ute Record Book" (PDF). University of Utah. p. 6. Retrieved 2010-07-16. 
  6. ^ "1965 record". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved 2010-07-15. 
  7. ^ "1966 NFL Draft Listing". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 2010-08-11.